A computer tells your government you’re 91% gay. Now what?

A computer tells your government you’re 91% gay. Now what? By Rick Falkvinge A fascinating and horrifying new AI algorithm is able to predict your sexual orientation with 91% accuracy from five photographs of your face. According to the researchers, the human brain isn’t wired…

Welcome to the Internet of listening, eavesdropping, spying things

Welcome to the Internet of listening, eavesdropping, spying things By Glyn Moody There’s a new frontier for digital privacy: home devices that understand spoken commands. That’s impressive and convenient, but it comes with definite risks, as Rick Falkvinge pointed out earlier this week. The product…

Encrypted Media Extensions: Copyright, DRM and the end of the open Web

Encrypted Media Extensions: Copyright, DRM and the end of the open Web By Glyn Moody The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which sets standards for the Web, has released what it calls a “disposition of comments“, designed to address objections to the controversial Encrypted Media…